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Home to iconic locomotives and an unrivalled collection of engineering brilliance, we celebrate the past, present and future of innovation on the railways. Dedicated to igniting our visitors’ curiosity about the people, places and engineering...more
All reviews flying scotsman royal carriages bullet train free entry train enthusiast steam engine love trains station hall suggested donation all ages main hall well worth a visit free attraction on display few hours york station great place to visit
The National Railway Museum is an absolute joy to visit. There is so much to see and it is set out wonderfully well to allow as much access as possible to all of the various things on exhibit.
The Museum is close to the city...More
Really worth a visit every time. A National Museum (so free - please donate generously) and not just for railway buffs. Anyone will love the large locos on display but will also love looking at the carriages particularly those for the royals and the posters,...More
We really enjoyed our trip to the Railway Museum. Great that it's free entry (or a donation) and there is a lot to see, do and experience. It was particularly exciting to see the Flying Scotsman! Really interesting talk about how steam engines work and...More
I am not a "train spotter", but my husband is so, reluctantly, I agreed to visit the NRM while in York! I was wrong - there is so much to see and do and I found our available time went too quickly. It is free...More
Ok if you love trains your in your element. For everyone else it's a good visit. Interesting trains in the various areas. The flying Scotsman, mallard, Japanese bullet train. Various talks . A free museum , great for families.
First time I visited the railway museum it was really good wish I could of got to see inside more of the older carriages.
Great for families having to pay donation,sometimes a lot of money when charging each person.
We stayed close by the museum and went in every day of our 3 day stay. It is free to go in but it’s good to give a donation and maybe support by using the cafe and/or the shop.
There is so much to see...More
Just can not believe it how enjoyable looking at different train from invention old time to the current time. It was an eye opening for sure . They also have cafes and food to have a break during your visit . So many different rail...More